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Christine Amour-Levar

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Christine Amour-Levar is a French-Swiss-Filipina Philanthropist, Adventurer, Author & Advocate. She has built a global career as a Marketing & Communications expert and Social Entrepreneur intent on solving some of the world’s most pressing issues. A passionate champion of female empowerment and environmental conservation, Christine co-founded Women on a Mission (WOAM) and founded HER Planet Earth, two award-winning, not-for-profit organizations that take all-female teams on pioneering expeditions, as a way to support worthy causes.

Women On A Mission (WOAM) climbing expeditions raise awareness to global women's issues. | Courtesy Christine Amour-Levar
HER Planet Earth’s primary objective is to raise awareness and funds for underprivileged women affected by climate change, while WOAM aims to empower women who have been subjected to violence and abuse. These challenging expeditions involve trekking across remote and untouched places around the world, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, from mountains in the Himalayas to deserts in the Middle East and Africa. Christine’s accomplishments include:
  • The world’s first crossing of the Danakil Desert on bikes
  • The world’s first stand-up-paddle board descent of rivers in the Kingdom of Bhutan
  • The first all-female migration with Nenets reindeer herders of Siberia
  • The first all-female crossing of the Lut Desert of Iran
  • The first all-female fat bike crossing of Greenland’s Arctic Circle Trail in winter
  • Summiting and naming of two unclimbed peaks in Antarctica’s Heritage Range – Mount Gaia, ancient Greek for Goddess Earth & Mount Malala, in honor of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai
  • Crossing the largest caves in the world in Vietnam

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